UPM Institutional Repository

A review of researches about human thermal comfort in semi-outdoor spaces


Goshayeshi, Danial and Shahidan, Mohd Fairuz and Khafi, Farzaneh and Ehtesham, Ezzat (2013) A review of researches about human thermal comfort in semi-outdoor spaces. European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, 2 (4). pp. 516-523. ISSN 1805-3602


The role of human thermal comfort on sustainable architecture and urban design is substantial. To concentrate on outdoor thermal comfort subject as well as indoor thermal comfort is a key to solve the global warming andwasting energy problems for future years. Semi-opened spaces as favorable and frequent spaces for people in urban areas affect strongly the quality of life and well-being of persons. Although the assessments of outdoor thermal comfort have been increased in recent years, the number of researches that primarily focused on human thermal comfort in semi-outdoor spaces is few. This article reviews the studies about semi-opened spaces have been executed in various climate conditions since late years. Furthermore, it explained the general assessment methods of the semi-outdoor thermal comfort.

Download File

PDF (Abstract)
A review of researches about human thermal comfort in semi.pdf

Download (84kB) | Preview
Official URL or Download Paper: http://european-science.com/eojnss/issue/view/13

Additional Metadata

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Design and Architecture
Publisher: Gamut s.r.o.
Keywords: Semi-outdoor spaces; Thermal comfort; Sustainable architecture.
Depositing User: Azizan Arshad
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2014 08:34
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2015 07:32
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/29935
Statistic Details: View Download Statistic

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item